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When the Dust Settles : THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER. 'A marvellous book' -- Rev Richard Coles, Paperback / softback Book

When the Dust Settles : THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER. 'A marvellous book' -- Rev Richard Coles Paperback / softback

Paperback / softback


When a plane crashes, a bomb explodes, a city floods or a pandemic begins, Lucy Easthope's phone starts to ring... ________________THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER AND RADIO 4 BOOK OF THE WEEKPROFILED IN THE NEW YORKER, CHOSEN AS A BOOK OF THE YEAR BY THE TELEGRAPH AND THE NEW STATESMANAS FEATURED ON THE HIGH PERFORMANCE PODCAST AND FULL DISCLOSURE WITH JAMES O'BRIEN "Amazing book by an amazing woman" JAMES O'BRIEN"Gripping... filled with compassion." SUNDAY TIMES"Enthralling... vivid and humane" OBSERVER"Remarkable... hopeful and uplifting." MAIL ON SUNDAY"An antidote to despair" DAILY MIRROR"A marvellous book" REV RICHARD COLESLucy is a world-leading authority on recovering from disaster.

She holds governments to account, supports survivors and helps communities to rebuild.

She has been at the centre of the most seismic events of the last few decades, advising on everything from the 2004 tsunami and the 7/7 bombings to the Grenfell fire and the war in Ukraine.

Lucy's job is to pick up the pieces and get us ready for what comes next. When the Dust Settles takes us behind the police tape to government briefing rooms and scenes of chaos, looking back at the many losses and loves of a remarkable life and career.

It tells us how we can all build back after disaster.


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